The West

Western Civilization, Western Tradition, History of the West

U.S. Judge: Administrators Turning Colleges into 'Surveillance States'

U.S. Judge: Administrators Turning Colleges into 'Surveillance States'

College administrators have turned their campuses into “surveillance” states.

Philosopher: Chance is Baked into the Cake of Democracy

Philosopher: Chance is Baked into the Cake of Democracy

In a state devoted to upholding the principle of equality – as a democracy does – chance is the proper and only foundation of authority.

Feds Create Orwellian Propaganda Agency to Combat 'Fake News'

Feds Create Orwellian Propaganda Agency to Combat 'Fake News'

Sandwiched in the middle of a 969-page Act is a provision creating the Global Engagement Center. (Because, you know, the Russians.)

Study: Those Participation Trophies Aren’t Doing Kids Any Good

Study: Those Participation Trophies Aren’t Doing Kids Any Good

Unearned praise, we seem to have determined, is necessary to ensure that children don’t get depressed and fall further behind their peers.

America’s Kids Badly Need a ‘Chore Culture’

America’s Kids Badly Need a ‘Chore Culture’

Would we see a change of direction in society if more kids were raised in a “chore culture” of hard work and responsibility both at home and school?

Terrifying Beauty Makes no Sense

Terrifying Beauty Makes no Sense

There are some things that evolutionary biology can’t answer.

Can’t Find a Man? Now You Can Marry Yourself!
Psychologist: Society Experiencing a 'Devaluation of Masculinity'

Psychologist: Society Experiencing a 'Devaluation of Masculinity'

Society is experiencing a “devaluation of masculinity,” a fact attributable to the lack of male role models in current culture.

France Bans Parents from Spanking Their Children

France Bans Parents from Spanking Their Children

France thinks it's the parents, not the kids, who need an attitude adjustment.
 

Why Technology Advanced So Quickly the Past 200 Years

Why Technology Advanced So Quickly the Past 200 Years

Technology has advanced exponentially since the Industrial Revolution 200 years ago. But why?

Has Society Forgotten How to Be Responsible?

Has Society Forgotten How to Be Responsible?

Would we see a more functional, thriving population if Americans began embracing responsibility instead of thrusting it off on others?

Shakespeare the Scapegoat: Sacrificing the Bard on an Altar of Ignorance

Shakespeare the Scapegoat: Sacrificing the Bard on an Altar of Ignorance

Ivy League students removed a hallway portrait of William Shakespeare (too white) and replaced it with a photo of black lesbian activist.

13 Badass Facts About Teddy Roosevelt

13 Badass Facts About Teddy Roosevelt

Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th U.S. president, was more than the man behind the Panama Canal and the inspiration for the teddy bear.

5 Suspensions From 2016 That Show a Common-Sense Deficiency in Our Schools

5 Suspensions From 2016 That Show a Common-Sense Deficiency in Our Schools

The rise of zero-tolerance discipline policies in schools has resulted in suspensions for … interesting incidents. 2016 was no exception.

George Orwell's Review of Mein Kampf

George Orwell's Review of Mein Kampf

While working as a journalist during the Second World War, Orwell penned a review of Hitler’s Mein Kampf. 

School Cancels ‘A Christmas Carol’ After Triggered Parents Complain
When Santa Claus was Replaced by Ded Moroz

When Santa Claus was Replaced by Ded Moroz

Once upon a time, in a far away land, Santa Claus gave way to Ded Moroz or “Old Man Frost.” 

Madonna and the Meaning of Democracy

Madonna and the Meaning of Democracy

Modern plutocracy, whether it be in Europe or the United States, should not be allowed to continue wearing the label of “democracy”.

We’re Paralyzed by Too Much Information

We’re Paralyzed by Too Much Information

“Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?”

4 in 10 Completely Clueless on 1st Amendment

4 in 10 Completely Clueless on 1st Amendment

Leno: “What are the Bill of Rights?”

Man-on-the-Street: Uh… thou shalt not steal?

Oxford Univ. Tells Students to Stop Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’

Oxford Univ. Tells Students to Stop Saying ‘He’ and ‘She’

Student have formally been asked to use the gender-neutral pronoun 'ze' instead of 'she and 'he'.

Student: Progressives Perverting the Idea of ‘Tolerance’

Student: Progressives Perverting the Idea of ‘Tolerance’

“It’s high time ‘generation snowflake’ emerged from this regressive darkness,” she says.

Teacher: Spoon-feeding Students Kills Creative Learning

Teacher: Spoon-feeding Students Kills Creative Learning

"No longer were the students expected to enter the kitchen; rather they chose from a menu and expected it to be served up ready-cooked."

Separatism: Did Everyone Miss a Global Trend of a Different Kind?

Separatism: Did Everyone Miss a Global Trend of a Different Kind?

Is it possible the building block of the modern world was crumbling beneath our feet when we thought a new global order was taking shape?

C.S. Lewis’ ‘Lost’ Parable on the Meaning of Christmas
Why Pearl Harbor Could Happen Again

Why Pearl Harbor Could Happen Again

December 7th marks the anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor. In reading through headlines, one concern keeps resurfacing.

Does God See Humans as His Children or His Servants?

Does God See Humans as His Children or His Servants?

The question gets to the heart of a fundamental theological difference between Christianity and Islam.

Using Campuses as Illegal Immigration Sanctuaries is a Bad Idea

Using Campuses as Illegal Immigration Sanctuaries is a Bad Idea

And the efforts are unlikely to withstand legal scrutiny. 

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